Perdue Farms, Inc. Corporate Learning and Development Manager in Salisbury, Maryland
Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.
The Corporate Manager of Learning & Development creates, implements or sources development programs including leadership, management, teambuilding, communication skills and other non-technical skills classes. Manages e-learning activities. Partners with business leaders to identify and diagnose organizational development issues as well as programs, processes and practices to further strategic business initiatives.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Acts as the go to within the business for inquires or issues regarding learning and development plans and works closely with various leaders across the organization in order to have a full understanding of strategic direction and development opportunities.
Creates, implements or sources both hourly and salaried training programs, processes and practices.
Facilitates our flagship operations management trainee program (new college graduates) to include program management, conference planning and on-going onboarding and development.
Captures metrics related to learning and development and analyzes data for improvements.
Responsible for facilitating a wide variety of soft skill courses to include Leadership skills, Emotional Intelligence, Mentoring and the like.
Manage the e-learning platform, Perdue Learning University On-Line to include course development across a wide range of disciplines.
Build and maintain relationships with 3rd party training providers
Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience, and 5+ years of relevant Human Resources experience.
The ideal candidate must have:
Proven track record of on-ground classroom facilitation, particularly non-technical involving hourly or production associates.
Experience with instructional design and content development.
Must be willing to travel as needed.
Candidates with previous L&D or HR experience in the protein, agriculture or manufacturing sectors are highly preferred.
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.